APHA: Advancing Racial Equity Webinar

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Date(s) - 11/17/2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Advancing Racial Equity

The final webinar in APHA’s Advancing Racial Equity series will raise awareness of the ongoing impact of environmental racism on the health and well-being of Black, Indigenous and people of color in the U.S.

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Presenters will:

  • Address historic and systemic issues (e.g., redlining, toxic waste siting, zoning policies) that have disproportionally impacted communities of color, including social, economic, and health implications of these practices;
  • Discuss the importance of environmental justice initiatives to mitigate inequity and how public health professionals can address environmental racism; and
  • Present strategies and frameworks to address environmental racism, such as health-in-all-policies, just transition, and cumulative impacts policies to curtail future health disparities.